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CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 10:30pm EST
>> good evening, i'm marco rubio. i'm blessed to represent florida in the united states senate. let me begin with congratulating president obama on his second term. i have the honor of responding to the state of the union address on behalf of my fellow relationships. i have the special privilege lidge to address our troops from arled the world. the state of the union address is a reminder on how the unique the american history it is. america is exceptional because we believe that every life at every stage is precious and that every one everywhere has a god-given right to go as far as their atlantaed -- talents will take them. this idea is personal. my parents immigrated here to improve their life and to give their children a better one. my dad worked as a bar tenor -- bartender and my mother as a maid. i did not inherit any money from them but i inherited something better. an opportunity to make it to the middle class and beyond no matter where you start off in life. it comes from a free economy where people can risk their own money to open a business. when they suck they hire more
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 1:00am EST
. host: what did you think about senator rubio's speech? you are a republican. we heard from a prior floridian she was not a fan. what did you think of the content? caller: i thought he was trying to be very honest with the people and trying to tell them basically how he felt, that it really was going to be for the middle class people and how it was going to effect all the middle class people. host: independent line, new york. caller: how are you? host: good, thanks. we heard about immigration. what did you make of the immigration comments? caller: i think that it is about time. as far as i know, he has pretty much sealed the border, which is what the republicans are hinging everything else on. that has been done. i do not see how much more can be done on that. i think that we need a path to citizenship. i think there needs to be some sort of clear way to come in and work and get green cards and everything else. it is not. we are a sophisticated country in 2013 and we cannot figure it out. it is ridiculous. what i found just amazing was it seemed like senator rubio was, again, as rep
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 6:00am EST
. florida senator marco rubio gave the republican response to the state of the union. he made a speech in english and one in spanish. it is up next on c-span. you can find the spanish version on our website, c-span.org. >> good evening, i am marco rubio. i am blessed to represent florida in the united state senate. let me congratulate president obama. i have the honor to dash of responding to his state of the union address. i am especially honored to be addressing our brave men and women serving the armed forces around the world. you may be thousands of miles away, but you are always in our prayers. the state of the union address is always a reminder of how america is. through most of human history, most people were stuck in stagnant societies were a tiny minority say on top and no one else had a chance. america is exceptional because we believe that every life at every stage is precious and that everyone everywhere has a god-given right to go as far as their talents and hard work will take them. for me, this ideal is personal. my parents immigrated here in pursuit of the opportunity t
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